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jakegarberWay back from DC  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 1, 2012
drove to the top, climbed the tower
Posted May 9, 2016 8:01 pm

joseyinnetNice sunny morning  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2016


First stop on a multi day hiking/peak bagging trip. Great views. State HP #27
Posted Apr 22, 2016 10:01 pm

THC73THC73  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 22, 2015


Set out for GeoWoodstock in Boonsboro, Md and stopped by to "climb" my first highpoint. I was able to drive fairly close and I actually climbed to the top of the observation tower to take a pic. Beautiful area here!
Posted May 28, 2015 3:08 pm

Bluebell08Fun snowshoe  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 31, 2015


Snowshoe loop from picnic area using several trails/unplowed roads. Beautiful sunny 20 degree day and all to ourselves. Highpoint #26.
Posted Feb 1, 2015 5:28 pm

siekkidState HP #7  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2011


Nice area, decent hiking trails around the area
Posted Jan 7, 2015 12:56 pm

VanProosdyHP #6  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2014


Stick with your planned route. We took some scenic back roads on the way there and ended up driving on a pretty intense gravel trail. But we survived to tell the tale of a beautiful High Point!
Posted Aug 25, 2014 11:40 am

huskertriguy#36  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2014


Drove in at 6 a.m.

I'd intended to hike to the summit, but the deep fog and rain made me think otherwise. I chose to expedite this highpoint so as to head for what I'd hoped would be drier air down in Shenandoah.

I had it all to myself but could not see much of anything so I did not linger long.

Never did find the USGS benchmark, which was kind of a bummer...
Posted Jul 20, 2014 2:57 pm

McCannster# 27  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 11, 2014


Excellent view from the lookout tower. Said hi to some friendly Amish on the way there.
Posted May 19, 2014 4:39 pm

admiralcapnHP #1  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 16, 2010


I had graduated from Grove City College that morning and was on my way home. My fiance and I decided to swing by our state's highest point en route. The view from the tower was amazing, but we forgot the camera!
Posted May 13, 2014 10:00 am

Andrew RankineBad trail map  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2014

Andrew Rankine

Wanted to do this as a little bit of a hike. Parked at junction of Wolf Rock Rd and Shelter Rock Road. Wanted to walk Shelter Rock Road (it is closed to cars, just a trail) to the summit. Map suggested going left, but it took us the wrong way. The trail map is messed up I think. Drove to summit after.
Posted Apr 16, 2014 8:42 pm

iamrwoodScary Tower  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2013


"Hiked" up to the observation tower right around sunset and climbed up (despite a fear that it might disintegrate beneath our feet). Afterwards we spent quite a bit of time searching for the USGS marker only to (finally) figure out that we had been walking right past it the whole time [Hint: it is located at eye-level not foot level so if you are looking down you will never find it] Headed down into northern Maryland afterwards for dinner and pie after a long day with 3 high points!!!
Posted Jan 12, 2014 10:56 pm

Adam Doc FoxHad to Pass Through   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 29, 2013

Adam Doc Fox

Steeler cuntry, but it was worth it.
Posted Jan 10, 2014 7:46 pm

WoodswalkerMount Davis  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2004


Highpoint of Pennsylvania.
Posted Nov 24, 2013 8:38 am

triviasteveA cold day...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 14, 2013
On a trip to Western Pennsylvania, I decided to do this one again. It had been 6 years since I was there last, so time to do it again. Very cold at the peak, but the coolest thing was the sound the wind made as it blew through the fire tower. The noise was hauntingly beautiful.
Posted Nov 15, 2013 10:38 am

jamesglazeHP No. 18  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2013
Summited with my wife (No. 11). No view except from tower which we did not climb due to a man who appeared to not even know he was above a high point (and hopefully was not driving either). HP three of three today (West Virginia and Maryland).
Posted Oct 17, 2013 11:26 pm

jeffh25HP # 36  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2013


Some pretty country around the area and good views from the tower and the overlook area.
Posted Jul 18, 2013 10:54 am

THalky#18  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2013


Nothing much here. A really tall tower with decent views, but the mountain itself is like a plateau so very little prominence.
Posted Jun 8, 2013 6:29 pm

Jimmy RiversState HP #18  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2013

Jimmy Rivers

We hiked the 1 mile trail from the picnic area though the woods up to the HP, just to say we got some hiking done. But it was lackluster, as was the high point itself. The views were great from the tower, which was insanely tall, and you could see 360 panorama. Really just another check mark on our list. State HP #18!!
Posted Jun 7, 2013 4:20 pm

pattyd82abPoint #3  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 27, 2013
Did this hike with a few friends who were not avid hikers. Pretty easy. We took a longer trail from the bottom and did some light bouldering on some rocks we passed, as well as the rocks across from the picnic area.
Posted May 21, 2013 8:51 am

xbaghatfive   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 29, 2002


Posted Jan 20, 2013 12:57 am

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